Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 October 2030 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2030 | October 2030

Waning Gibbous phase
Waning Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Gibbous 91% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 91% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 11 October 2030 at 10:47.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1924".

Hunter Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2030 after 26 days on 10 November 2030 at 03:30.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 380 / 1333

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 380 of Meeus index or 1333 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 22 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2030. It is 8 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 22 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 47 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠310.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠310.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠332.4°.

Moon before perigee

13 days after point of perigee on 30 September 2030 at 15:39 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 16 October 2030 at 13:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 404 013 km

The Moon is 404 013 km (251 042 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 078 km (251 704 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after ascending node on 1 October 2030 at 22:00 in ♐ Sagittarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 15 October 2030 at 13:20 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

12 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

11 days since the previous standstill on 2 October 2030 at 13:26 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-22.097°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠21.995° at the point of next northern standstill on 16 October 2030 at 09:43 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 26 October 2030 at 20:17 in ♎ Libra the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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